SINGERS' RATE CARD 2009-10

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					ITV.   – April 2007
                                                                           BBC TELEVISION . – August 2009
Singers performing out of vision
SESSION                                                                    Pop singers/groups
3 Hours rehearsal/record. Minimum fee.                    £119.40          Minimum fee to cover two days
Overtime (per hour)                                       £34.50           One artist                                                     £590 .00
REHEARSAL                                                                  Two artists                                                     £722.00
Prior to start of recording session (per hour)            £24.60           Three artists                                                   £845.00
Not on performance day Minimum 2 hours (per hour)         £24.60           Up to four artists                                              £979.00
PROGRAMME FEE                                                              Signature Tune – engagement Fee enhanced by 50%
Session fees payment includes 1 transmission on 25%ITV network. For        Chorus singers
further areas or network use on ITV or C4 additional      £69.15           Five hour session                                               £211.00
Group of more than 16 singers minimum fee                 £113.40          Additional rehearsal on the day                  £76.50 for three hours
                                                                           Rehearsal on other days                          £85.90 for three hours
Singers performing in vision                                               Out of vision sessions
Rehearsal, recording or live performance day                               Per singer when eight singers or fewer (three hours)            £195.00
In studio or rehearsal room – up to nine hours with two hour meal          Per singer when more than eight singers (three hours)           £158.00
breaks - (Daily Attendance Fee)                               £53.40       WEEKLY ENGAGEMENTS
Overtime (per 15 minutes)                                     £8.55        Minimum fee for six days                                        £595.00
Overtime (per 15 minutes) after 11 hrs per day worked         £17.10
Minimum Network Programme fee                                 £384.30
                                                                           SIGNATURE TUNE Minimum fee (three hour session)                 £317.00
                                                                           (The fee above gives a two year use period in UK. Further periods of five years
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(covers 1 ITV Network Transmission)                                        given on payment of 75% of current signature tune fee.)
Minimum Network Programme fee for groups of nine or more £379.00
(covers 1 Network Transmission)
                                                                           RELAYS OF PUBLIC CONCERTS (excludes Opera)                     £146.50
                                                                           OVERDUBBING When required to overdub own performance the fee is 100%
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                                                                           for each overdub up to a maximum of three.
PACT TELEVISION –- January 2008                                            REPEAT FEES if paid upfront 35% alternately 80% of the fee unless out of                                        Published by Equity
                                                                           time which carry enhanced fees. There are special arrangements for school                      Guild House, Upper St Martin's Lane, London WC2H 9EG
Session Singers                                                            programmes.
Independent television programmes commissioned by BBC, ITV, C4             OVERSEAS SALES 17% Royalty.
and C5.                                                                    RELAYS OF OPERA We have agreements with the BBC and independent
3 hour session (max. 20 mins recording)                       £172.00      producers for relays of productions from the Opera Houses. Details can be         Cathy Sweet (ITV & BBC Audio)                                 020 7670 0253
For groups of more than 16 singers - 3 hour session           £116.00      obtained from Guild House                                                         Ian Bayes (BBC)                                               020 7670 0252
Overtime - £26 min (max 30 mins)                                           LONDON CATHEDRAL CHURCHES – LAY CLERKS                                            John Barclay (PACT independent TV)                            020 7670 0246
Multi-episodic                                                             The fees are the same as above session fees (£211) unless the service is a        Tim Gale (PACT Cinema Films)                                  020 7670 0245
An additional sum of 50% of session fee for each additional episode        special service where the fees are 150% of the normal BBC chorus fees.            Tim Gale (BPI & Classical Public Concerts)                    020 7670 0245
into which their performance is incorporated)                                                                                                                Matt Clarke (TV Commercials)                                  020 7670 0254
35% of artists aggregate earnings payable as a compulsory pre-             TELEVISION COMMERCIALS                                                            Hilary Hadley (Opera)                                         020 7670 0236
purchase of rest of world earnings (excl. UK, USA, world video)                                                                                              Virginia Wilde (West End)                                     020 7670 0239
UK repeat fees 55% per repeat                                              Equity is currently in dispute over this agreement and members are                Hannah Packham (London Area Theatre)                          020 7670 0238
USA sales – residual percentages or 17% royalty.                           STRONGLY URGED to adhere to Equity issued terms and conditions for                Michael Day (Variety)                                         020 7670 0235
                                                                           working on commercials. For details please call Equity.
Each overdub – 100% of session fee                                                                                                                                            Equity also has seven regional organisers:
                                                                           RADIO COMMERCIALS -
PACT CINEMA           - August 2003                                                                                                                          Chris Ryde (Wales & South West of England)                    029 2039 7971
Session Singers                                                                                                                                              Lorne Boswell (Scotland & Northern Ireland)                   0141 248 2472
                                                                           Minimum session fee – one hr session                           £125.00            Drew McFarlane (Scotland & Northern Ireland)                  0141 248 2472
Sliding scale applies to singers’ payments. Total volume of all hours of   (maximum five commercials or 10 tags)
employment determines which scale applies (e.g. 30 singers for two                                                                                           Tim Johnson (Midlands)                                        01926 408 638
                                                                           Minimum session fee -– 11/2 hr session                         £180.00            Nigel Jones (North East of England)                           01142 759 746
3hr sessions = 30 x 2 x 3 or 180 hrs of employment).                       (maximum seven commercials or 14 tags)
Scale 1 (1-36 hours) - £104.00 per hour (£312 per 3hr session)                                                                                               Jamie Briers (North West of England)                          0161 832 3183
                                                                           Use fees paid per commercial, per station for up to 3 months use e.g.             John Ainslie (South East of England)                          020 7670 0229
Scale 2 (37-350 hrs) - £77.00 per hour (£231 per 3hr session)              ILR Network                                                   £1500.00
Scale 3 (351-800 hrs) - £69.00 per hour (£207 per 3hr session)             Virgin Radio                                                   £400.00
Scale 4 (801 hrs & over) - £51.00 per hour (£153 per 3hr session)          Stations in Birmingham, London, Manchester £50 or £55 AM/FM Stations
Overtime – 10% of the relevant Scale 3 hour session Fee per 15 mins.       Smaller stations £40 AM/FM Stations
Working on Declared Holiday/Unsocial Hours – 100% of session fee           Commercials recorded for more than one client in same session shall attract
Overdubs – 110% of session fee per overdub                                 100% session fee + additional use payments.
The BPI rate applies for every 20 minutes of soundtrack put onto CD or
record.
BBC RADIO. – August 2009                                                 Third Agreement Rates – Recordings of performances by orchestras                House Agreements
                                                                         comprising of not less than 60 musicians when the music is not strictly
Ad-hoc chorus singers – studio engagements                               classical                                                                       English National Opera
                         1hr        2hr         3hr                      Three hour session (20 mins recording) - £85                                    Chorus per week from July 2008                                £614.65
8 or fewer               £103       £107        £113.00                  Overtime £9.22 per 15 minutes (maximum 30 mins)                                 Extra Chorus from July 2008                                   £94.47
9 to 16                  £78.50     £84         £87
17 to 24                 £77.50     £83         £86                      Recording Of Concert – Live Performance                                         Glyndebourne Festival and Touring Opera
25+                      £72.50     £77.50      £84                      Singers receive payment per 20 minutes of music incorporated into recording     Chorus – 2009 season and tour per week                        £380.00
Fees include three hour rehearsal on the day and are for UK broadcast    as per three-hour session rate above.
and simultaneous transmission overseas.                                  Please note that the record company must notify the choir management and        Opera North – 1th April 2008
Rehearsal on days other than Performance day (three hours) £53.00        Equity in writing in advance of its intention to record a live performance.     Level                                Salary       Vocal Maintenance
Repeat Fees:                                                             The record company may record up to three performances.                         Level 1                              £21.750                 £863.00
UK – 50% of performance fees or 35% if paid up front with fee.           Additional patching sessions payable as per session fee for studio recordings   Level 2                              £23.750                 £863.00
World Service – 35% of performance fees                                  above.                                                                          Level 3                              £26.780                 £863.00

Public Concert Performance Fees (BBC Promotions)                         Minimum Non-Classical (Pop) Recording Fees – July 2006                          Royal Opera
8 or fewer             £133.00                                           Please note - Work on Sundays is paid at time and a half. Work after midnight   Chorus per week from April 2008                                £708.43
9 to 16                £106.00                                           or on statutory Public Holidays is paid at Double Time.                         Extra chorus from April 2007 (inc Holiday Pay)
17 to 24               £100.00                                           3 Hour session (20 mins recording)                            £113.40           4 hour rehearsal (3 hours singing)                            £110.36
25 +                    £93.00                                           An additional hour after a three-hour session is              £37.80            Per Performance                                               £132.42
                                                                         Overtime max 30 mins (per 15 mins)                            £25.00
Regular managed independent Choirs (and Choruses) engaged to give        Overtime in excess of above, paid as a new session.                             Welsh National Opera – Sept. 2008 to August 2009
Public Concerts and studio engagements will be engaged on the basis      Overdubs – subject to a cap – first overdub 110%, subsequent two – 100%         Grade 1                Up to 2 years service £24,053.26
of negotiated concert fee. Any additional rehearsals and overtime will   each of the artist’s session fee for each overdub.                              Grade 2                2-4 years service       £24,633.32
be negotiated.                                                           Music Video Fee - £259.90 (up to 4 singers)                                     Grade 3                4-8 years service       £24,923.07
                                                                         TV Backing Tracks - £355.40 pre-release and £408.50 post-release (capped at     Grade 4                8-10 years service      £25,212.30
Relays of Public Concerts (promoted by BBC and others)                   4 singers)                                                                      Grade 5                10-15 years service     £25,502.59
Performances in front of a paying audience (additional fee)     £63.00                                                                                   Grade 6                over 15 years service £25,792.35
Repeat fees: UK – 75% of relay fee                                       CLASSICAL PUBLIC CONCERTS . – June 2009
             World Service – 50% of relay fee                                                                                                            THEATRE
Relays from Opera Houses Details from Equity.                            Chorus Rate (including 3 hour rehearsal on day of concert)
                                                                         37 +                                            £108.50                         WEST END PERFORMERS (Rates from 8th January 2008)
Solo Light Entertainment Singers                        £147 (minimum)   25 – 36                                         £112.50                         Weekly minimum (1100 seats or more)                         £550.00
UK repeat fee 50%                                                        17 – 24                                         £116.00                         Weekly minimum (800 to 1099 seats)                          £500.00
                                                                         11 – 16                                         £124.50                         Weekly Minimum (799 seats or less)                          £450.00
London Cathedral Choirs fees paid are the same as session fees and       10 or fewer                                     £154.00                         The rehearsal rates are the same as the relevant performance rates.
for special services an additional 50% is paid. Television payment of    Overtime - Per 15 minutes or part               £15.50                          Booth singers – minimum £56.25 per 3 hour session
the TV fee covers the radio broadcast.                                   Extra rehearsals - Per 3 hour session or part   £60.00                          COMMERCIAL THEATRE INCL TOURS - (Rates from 7th April 2008)
Relay Fee – £63.00 (negotiable for an agreed list of established         Overseas Engagements – Min payments             £120.00                         Higher weekly minimum
choirs). Soloists negotiable.                                                                                                                            Performance                                                 £350.00
                                                                         OPERA.                                                                          Rehearsal                                                   £327.00
                                                                                                                                                         SUBSIDISED REPERTORY THEATRE - (Rates from 7th April 2008)
BPI. - January 2003 (subject to review)                                                                                                                  Weekly minimum – MRSL 1
                                                                         National Agreements (Rates apply from April 2008 for 12 months)
                                                                         Agreement for Opera Singers                                                     Performance                                                 £426.50
Classical Recording Fees
                                                                         Minimum weekly rate                            £345.00                          Rehearsal                                                   £350.00
Studio recordings - Up to 20 members
                                                                         Agreement for Opera Guest Artists                                               SMALL SCALE THEATRE - (Rates from April 2008)
Three hour session (20 mins recording)                        £70.80
                                                                         Minimum weekly rehearsal                       £239.50                          Minimum weekly salary
Overtime £9.40 per 15 minutes (maximum 30 mins)
                                                                         Rehearsal session                              £66.00                           Performance                                                 £375.00
Studio recordings - Over 20 members
                                                                         Performance fee                                £237.00                          Rehearsal                                                   £375.00
Three hour session (20 minutes recording)                     £67.50
Overtime–£9.40 per 15 mins (maximum 30 mins)                             Cover fee per principal role covered           £82.50
Studio recordings - Up to 20 members                                     Rehearsal cut-off fee per performance for 2010 £990.00                          VARIETY
Two hour session (10 mins recording)                          £55.90                                                                                     There is an Agreement with the Committee of Registered Clubs Associations
Overtime £9.40per 15 mins(maximum 15 mins)                                                                                                               (CORCA) covering facilities, amplification, lighting and broadcasting of acts,
Studio recordings - Over 20 members                                                                                                                      amongst other elements. Contact Equity for further details.
Two hour session (10 mins recording)                          £50.60
Double time after midnight and on statutory holidays.

				
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